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Meet experts, handle specimens and see what goes on behind the scenes.

Monday 25 May 2015

Coral Reefs: Secret Cities of the Sea
Coral Reefs: Secret Cities of the Sea

Immerse yourself in the underwater world of tropical reefs and meet the inhabitants of these richly diverse habitats.

  • Everyone Everyone
Sensational Butterflies exhibition
Sensational Butterflies exhibition

Step inside a tropical world of caterpillars, chrysalises and hundreds of fluttering moths and butterflies.

  • Families Families (all ages)
Wildlife Photographer of the Year
Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Extraordinary images of our planet from international photographers, celebrating the 50th competition.

  • Everyone Everyone
Family Explorer Backpacks
Family Explorer Backpacks

Families can explore the galleries together with a passport, binoculars and activity book.

  • Families Families (under 7s)
Multimedia guides
Multimedia guides

Pick up a handheld guide to explore the Museum's galleries and collections when you visit.

  • Everyone Everyone
Investigate for families
Investigate for families

Become a scientist for the day in our hands-on science centre. Centre closes at 17:00. Last entry is at 16.30.

11:00 - 17:00

  • Families Families (all ages)
Spirit Collection Tours
Spirit Collection Tours

See hidden treasures such as the giant squid or specimens collected by Charles Darwin. Free tickets at information desks.

11:45 - 12:15, 15:15 - 15:45, 16:15 - 16:45

  • Everyone Everyone
How to Make a Tapeworm
How to Make a Tapeworm

Everyone knows what a tapeworm is but what are they really and where did they come from?

12:30 - 13:00, 14:30

  • Families Families (7+)
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